Portland: Washington Park

Retreat into the thick, quiet woods of Washington Park for superb views of Mt. Hood and the Portland skyline on this easy 3-mile hike. Don't miss the Japanese garden.
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Retreat into the thick, quiet woods of Washington Park for superb views of Mt. Hood and the Portland skyline on this easy 3-mile hike. Don't miss the Japanese garden.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 4.4

Waypoints

WPL001

Location: 45.5127830505371, -122.716781616211

Climb NW on Garden of Solace Path

WPL002

Location: 45.5132179260254, -122.717552185059

Turn R onto Wildwood Trail; begin loop

WPL004

Location: 45.5153160095215, -122.717315673828

Bear R onto Overlook Trail after water tower and visitor center

WPL005

Location: 45.514533996582, -122.714416503906

Turn L; trail then jogs R onto Wildwood Trail; views of Mt. Hood. Caution: Stay off Magnolia Trail

WPL006

Location: 45.5129318237305, -122.713333129883

Veer L @ Y, descending into hemlock and spruce woods

WPL007

Location: 45.5139007568359, -122.710052490234

Exit woods adjacent to archery range on L; trail crosses back into forest

WPL008

Location: 45.518482208252, -122.710586547852

Turn L @ T. Sidetrip: Go R .25-mile to picturesque Japanese Gardens

WPL009

Location: 45.5175666809082, -122.713516235352

Turn R, staying on Wildwood Trail

WPL010

Location: 45.5183486938477, -122.715682983398

Turn R @ T; descend hill, then go R @ wooden bridge across Johnson Creek

WPL011

Location: 45.5194931030273, -122.717926025391

L @ T; follow trail through bamboo forest into hemlock grove

WPL003

Location: 45.5153121948242, -122.719535827637

Veer R

WPL012

Location: 45.515380859375, -122.719436645508

Retrace steps back to trailhead